If you need immediate help or advice

Emergency / Police 24HR call 000. For crisis support contact Safe Steps 24HR call 1800 015 188.

Keep up-to-date during current crisis

Find out more about the COVID-19 crisis online at www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts

Priority access to essential groceries

For people in need, packs of essential items are available. Go online at Coles, Woolworths and Aldi.

Family violence may escalate in crisis

Past evidence shows that family violence may escalates in times of stress and crisis

We are not taking Material Aid Donations

In response to the COVID-19 crisis we are unable to accept material aid donations at the moment

Let's work together and stay safe

Practice social distancing and hand washing hygiene and keep our community safe


Will purchase a pair of WARM PYJAMAS for a child when they arrive at late at night at the refuge


Will purchase a SCHOOL PACK including backpack, lunchbox and drink bottle for a child starting at a new school


Will purchase a WELCOME CLEANING PACK high level cleaning products to maintain a hygienic environment


Will purchase a WELCOME KITCHEN PACK which provides clients new kitchen items for their own use and avoid sharing


Will enable a Kara House support worker to receive ongoing SPECIALISED CHILDREN'S TRAINING


Will allow us to carry out vital REFURBISHMENTS to the Kara House refuge

GiveNow Donation Mum and child
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Update regarding Kara House’s response to COVID-19 crisis

For all of us there are a lot of unknowns at the moment, as we try and navigate what is happening in our workplaces, homes and community as well as around the world. We wanted to take the time to update you on the measures Kara House will be implementing

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Annual reports

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